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Hospitality Management HRZNT_CMYK 124-28

Fall 2020

Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center

Joe Speaks:


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2020 Schwebel Lecture Series

It's More Than A Party : The Soaring Highs And Rocky Roads of the Event Industry

The Schwebel Baking Company of Youngstown, Ohio, is a major supporter of the Hospitality Management program at Kent State. The Schwebel family established an endowment for the program, primarily to support an annual Schwebel Guest Lecture Series. For the 2020 Lecture Kent State has personally requested Joe to come speak about his experience in the event industry.

February 18-21, 2018

Las Vegas

Joe Speaks:

Monday, February 19th


October 23, 2017- 11:00 am-1:00 pm


8001 Rockside Rd, Cleveland, OH 44125

ILEA- Cleveland- Lunch with Legends


Join ILEA Cleveland for a ‘Lunch with Legends’ and hear some of the industries well known event professionals discuss what keeps their clients coming back, how they have adapted to changes in the industry and how they got to where they are today.  Our  panel of  legends includes; Joe Mineo, Joe Mineo Creative; Deb Herman, Ghostlight Productions; Joan Rosenthal, Marigold Catering; Deidre Dockman & Angela Klodnick, L’Nique Specialty Linen Rental and Harlan Diamond, Executive Caterers. Gain inspiration and insight on how these professionals have continued to succeed through the changing times.  


Go behind the scenes of “The Joe Show” as he takes you on his “inspiration to event” journey via a physical and video show-and-tell unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Take his catering and event ideas, tweak them for your own purposes, and watch your profitability soar! For those attendees looking for new inspiration, you won’t want to miss this session. Lunch is included, and begins toward the end of Joe’s presentation.

September 23, 2017- 11:00 am

Warren-Trumbull County Library

444 Mahoning Ave, Warren, OH 44483

It's My Party!

Join Joe as he introduces his new book “It’s My Party” to local readers. In this informal talk, Joe will share behind the scene details from select events seen in the book. Books will be available for sale and Joe will stick around after the session to autograph them


September 18, 2017- 4:30 pm

Venue Forty50

4050 Belt Line Rd. Addison, TX 75001

ILEA-Dallas Education Series


Picasso said it all: “Good artists copy, great artists steal” shameless about taking great ideas... because Joe Mineo has plenty! The goal of this session is to leave you with ideas that you can take, tweak, and put your own spin on. Joe will share examples of every aspect of design, including food presentation; put to use in different themes, styles, and displays. Joe will show how he re-purposes products from event to event. Joe aims to send you home inspired to refresh your approach and renew your success in event design profitability.

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